Ninjato Sword 9260 Folded Spring Steel With Black Saya
9260 Folded Spring Steel Ninjato Sword Full Tang And Fully Sharpened With Black Saya, Iron Fitting And White Ray Skin Samegawa With Authentic Black Leather Wrap
Sword Type: Ninjato
Steel Type: 9260 Folded Spring Steel
Blade Length: 72 Centimeters
Handle Length: 27 Centimeters
Blade Width: 3.2 Centimeters
Tang: Full Tang
Sharpness: Fully Sharpened
Blood Groove: No Bohi (Blood Groove)
Tsuba (Handguard): Iron Tsuba
Fuchi (Hilt Collar): Metal Alloy Fuchi
Kashira (Pommel): Metal Alloy Kashira
Menuki (Handle Ornaments): Metal Menuki
Saya (Scabbard): Black Saya
Ito (Wrap): Authentic Black Leather
Ray Skin (Samegawa): White Ray Skin
Sword Bag: silk
The Black Kurogane 9260 Folded Spring Steel Ninjato is a straight ninja sword capable of target cutting while still remaining versatile enough to perform complex cutting. It will endure regular cutting activities and resist bending.
The blade of the sword has been handmade from 9260 folded spring steel. It was achieved by painstakingly folding each layer of steel to create the grain pattern. This type of blade has more lateral strength and is easier for Tameshigiri (bamboo/mat cutting) from the weight and the reduced drag. The 9260 spring steel through hardened blade ensures it is strong enough to handle both hard and heavy traditional targets. However, the blade is still balanced enough to tackle complex cutting.
The balance of the blade is perfect and the sword is completely functional. It can be used for drills, practice or target cutting (Tamashigiri)
The 9260 is a silicon alloy which has a significantly increased fatigue resistance compared to standard carbon steel. The addition of 2% silicon changes the behavior of the steel drastically for use in a katana. It also allows the This folded carbon and spring steel is most commonly seen in application on fencing foils where it needs to withstand a high degree of bend and still be able to return to center.
The saya is made of hardwood in sparkle matt black finish. The Japanese square tsuba guard is made of high quality iron. Tsuka handle is made of hardwood with authentic white ray skin samegawa and tied with authentic black leather ito wrap for extra comfort and durability.